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Galaxidi is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of Phocis, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Delphi, of which it is a municipal unit. Galaxidi has a small harbor on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth. It is 7 km southwest of Itea, 15 km southwest of Delphi, 17 km south of Amfissa and48 km east of Naupactus.


Until the late 19th century, Galaxidi had a sizeable merchant marine fleet and was a prosperous commercial centre. This is reflected in the size and style of the local buildings. Preservation of the traditional architecture has facilitated the growth of tourism in recent decades. The marine museum contains exhibits from this period.

Town layout

Galaxidi is a small port situated on a natural double harbour surrounded by mountains. The deeper main harbour provides docking facilities for yachts and small fishing boats and is lined with restaurants, bars, and stores. The smaller harbour is Chirolaka.

On the rocky shoreline by the side of the larger harbour, is a pine forest planted by school children in the early twentieth century. There is a road behind the town that leads up the mountain to the Monastery of the Metamorphosis (actually a convent that was inhabited by one nun as of 2010). This provides a splendid view of the city and its surroundings.


The municipal unit Galaxidi consists of the following communities:

  • Agioi Pantes
  • Galaxidi
  • Penteoria
  • Vounichora

Sites of interest

  • Maritime Museum of Galaxidi
  • Church of St. Nicholas
  • Church of Agia Paraskevi
  • Monastery of St. Saviour
  • The Old School
  • The Girls internat
  • The mansions of Galaxidy



Lodges - Galaxidi (15 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Filoxenia Studios

Filoxenia Studios enjoys a central location in the picturesque Galaxidi. Panoramic view to the town and the Corinthian Gulf, free in-room Wi-Fi and a breakfast hall with fireplace are offered. Built in respect with local architecture, Filoxenia...

Villa Oianthia

Beautifully located in the centre of the seaside town of Galaxidi, just 50 metres from the sea, Villa Ianthia offers free wireless internet and homemade breakfast in buffet style. Parking is also available. The charming neoclassical building offers...

Apopsis Zoy's Guesthouse

Family-run Apopsis Zoy's Guesthouse is situated in a garden 1 km from the scenic town of Galaxidi. It offers individually decorated rooms with antiques and a balcony overlooking the Corinthian Gulf. Each air-conditioned room at the Apopsis Zoy’s...

Porto Lourba

The Porto Lourbas Hotel is located very close to the beach, in the picturesque Galaxidi. It offers rooms with balconies offering views of the sea, the pool or the garden. All rooms at Porto Lourbas Hotel are air-conditioned and feature free wireless...

Archontiko Art Hotel

Situated in the picturesque Galaxidi, within 200 metres from the centre, Archontiko Art Hotel offers romantic accommodation overlooking Korinthiakos Gulf and Parnassos Mountain. Guests can enjoy a Greek, homemade breakfast in the lovely stone-paved...

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